Weekend in Bletchley Park in Sep 2018

A relaxing weekend away to Bletchley Park with the Starbucks crew including a slap-up steak dinner in the Carrington Arms restaurant.

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A mighty view in Yellowstone National Park
A mighty view in Yellowstone National Park

Month Archive for March 2014

By Nige on Sat 01 Oct 2022 at 19:04
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This is an archive showing posts published in month: March 2014.

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Dinner in the First Lounge at Heathrow T5
Dinner in the First Lounge at Heathrow T5

Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014: Day 9 – London Heathrow LHR to Manchester MAN

By Nige on Thu 06 Mar 2014 at 14:59
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Story: Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014
Tags: British Airways | LHR | London Heathrow | MAN | Manchester | Trips

So back in the F lounge I grabbed a bit of scran - this time it was the Pork Belly with red cabbage and some potato cube things. Quite nice - I think the pork had been there a while so it didn’t taste that fresh. Nice enough though.

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A BA 747 parked up at Heathrow T5
A BA 747 parked up at Heathrow T5

Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014: Day 9 – London Heathrow LHR to Brussels BRU

By Nige on Thu 06 Mar 2014 at 10:59
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Story: Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014
Tags: British Airways | BRU | Brussels | LHR | London Heathrow | Trips

I have only 3 flights to go to complete my massive TP run. Next stop Brussels. I did toy with the idea of missing this out and just heading back to MAN - easy enough to do, but I don’t want to blot my copybook just yet.

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Looking across the apron from JFK T7
Looking across the apron from JFK T7

Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014: Day 8 – New York JFK to London City LCY

By Nige on Wed 05 Mar 2014 at 18:58
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Story: Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014
Tags: British Airways | JFK | LCY | London City | New York | Trips | USA

So, before the flight to London City, I needed to get across New York city which sounds a lot easier that it really is. The number of people that you end up fighting with to get a seat, get some air (in some cases) it’s amazing.

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An Alaskan Airlines flight waiting to depart at Honolulu
An Alaskan Airlines flight waiting to depart at Honolulu

Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014: Day 8 – Los Angeles LAX to New York EWR

By Nige on Wed 05 Mar 2014 at 10:31
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Story: Tier Point Run to Hawaii/San Juan in Feb 2014
Tags: American Airlines | EWR | LAX | Los Angeles | New York | Trips | USA

So, this was my last time in the Flagship Lounge at LAX for a while. I’ve never thought of it as being that special, but it has turned in to my base on this trip - I’ve been in to this lounge/airport 4 times now in just a few days. So I’ve grown a little fond of it.

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Author Bio: About Nige

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Nige is one of the co-founders of The Billingham Blog and works as a freelance management consultant. He loves to fly in his spare time!

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